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Lecturer Needed: Experimental Web Practice @ Purchase College

  • Deadline:
    April 28, 2006, 11:28 a.m.

The New Media program at Purchase College, SUNY, is looking for a lecturer to teach an advanced internet art course on Tuesday nights next Fall from 6:30-9:50 pm. Purchase College is located near White Plains, NY, which is 30-40 minute train-ride from Grand Central.

For more information about the New Media program, please visit:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Brooke Singer via email (brooke.singer@purchase.edu). Applications will be reviewed starting May 8th.

Current Course Description:

Experimental Web Practice
This class examines how the web can be a tool for artistic expression and action. Students consider what is unique about the internet and exploit its potential as a means for communication, distribution, simulation and interaction. The class studies a wide-range of internet art projects to stimulate ideas and give students an understanding of what is happening in the net art world. Students experiment with web production and are expected to challenge standard notions of how the web functions. This is an upper level web course (Pre-req: Creating Web Docs). Advanced Flash techniques are demonstrated, such as interactive video strategies and incorporating XML, PHP and MySql. Students, however, can use the programming languages and software platforms of their choice.